Welcome to the Meriden Center

Please note the Meriden Center will be transitioning to summer hours. Please see the schedule below.

Beginning May 20, the Meriden Center will transition to summer hours. There will be no staff at the Meriden Center between May 20 and July 6. New and continuing students can register for classes, talk to an advisor, apply to the college, and/or take the placement test at the Middletown campus during this time. If you need to drop off any mail or paperwork, you may still do so at the Meriden Center during this time.

On July 6, when non-credit classes and intensive workshops are scheduled in Meriden, at least one staff person will be in the Meriden Learning Center in the mornings (8:30 to 12:00 noon) to offer assistance with admissions applications, placement testing, advising, and registration.

On August 17, the Meriden Center will reopen days, from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Staff will be available to offer assistance with admissions applications, placement testing, advising, and registration.

On August 31, the first day of the fall semester, the Center will resume full day and nighttime schedules.

We understand that offering an abbreviated schedule can pose challenges for some students. If you need assistance, please contact us here and we will be happy to help.

The Meriden Center (MC) is a fully accredited instructional site for Middlesex Community College, offering a high level of student services and activities, a wide selection of credit and non-credit courses, and a modern and recently expanded facility.

At the MC, students can pursue a variety of certificate or degree programs. Students can also choose to begin a variety of the college’s  other degree programs at the Meriden Center in preparation of transferring to our main campus in Middletown, another community college, or a 4-year institution. We also have a variety of program for current high school students as well as senior citizens.

The Meriden Center prides itself on offering the best possible student services experience. Here you will find many dedicated, friendly, and knowledgeable staff to answer all of your questions on applying to the college, registering for courses, financial aid, and more. Our support doesn’t stop there. While a student, you have access to faculty, tutors, academic counselors, career counselors, disability counselors, and our retention specialist who will all help you reach your academic and professional goals.

We also encourage you to become involved in our events, activities, student clubs, internships, and volunteer opportunities. We have strong relationships and special programs with many community partners.

The MC is located in a multi-level facility downtown, featuring small classrooms with the latest technology.  Some additional highlights include: a learning lab and lending library; student community room, art studio, dry science lab, Mac Lab, 2PC labs, conference room, and outdoor courtyard.  We have ample free parking, are located on the bus line and are within walking distance to the train station. Student safety is a priority at the college; all visitors are required to show ID to our security staff upon entering the building.

The school takes pride in offering its community a modern college facility with great services for the perfect learning environment in a convenient, downtown location. The Meriden Center is the college of its community.


The Meriden Center offers more than just classroom learning! Join the Meriden Center Student Association, MCSA, today! With this college student-run organization, you can:

  • Meet other students
  • Get involved in the community
  • Enhance your college experience – and have fun!

Most services offered at the main campus are also available right here in Meriden:
  • On-site Registration
  • Admissions
  • Placement testing
  • Advising
  • Tutoring
  • Online access to the Jean Burr Smith Library
  • Multi-media access, instruction
  • Career Development & Counseling
  • Financial Aid
  • Continuing Education
  • Much more!

Contact Us

Monday – Thursday-: 9 am – 4 pm
Friday: 9 am – 3 pm

Phone: 203-608-3012
Location: The Meriden Center is located at 55 West Main St., Meriden, CT, 06451.
About: The Meriden Center is a learning center at MxCC, offering students another convenient option for taking classes in downtown Meriden.

Get to Us

Parking at the Meriden Center:
As of February 3, 2015, the Colony Street parking lot will be closed. We encourage you to park in the Upper Church Street Lot at 31 Church St. which offers free parking for Meriden Center students, staff, and visitors.

Get downtown parking and shuttle info here.